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Notice to Mariners No 1 of 2019

3 January 2019

SOUTH AUSTRALIA – KANGAROO ISLAND – VESSEL PARTIALLY SUBMERGED UNDERWATER AND DRIFTING

Mariners are advised that part of the sailing vessel “Wild Eyes” that was abandoned in the Indian Ocean in June 2010 is drifting off Kangaroo Island.  The latest known position of the abandoned vessel is 36° 11’ 28.68” S, 137° 19’ 44.52” E approximately 11 nautical miles south of Vivonne Bay.

Mariners are advised that the vessel is a hazard to navigation and advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating in the area.

Charts affected: Aus 346, Aus 485

Adelaide, 3 January 2019

Gordon Panton

Manager Maritime Safety

2017/02277/01

www.dpti.sa.gov.au